ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
546 PM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      52          80          49          81          50
TEMP             72 66 58 55 52 64 75 80 73 67 57 53 49 64 76 81 76 67 58 54 50
DEWPT            48 53 53 52 51 52 53 51 51 52 52 51 49 51 50 47 47 49 50 49 48
MAX/MIN RH                   98          36         100          30          93
RH               42 63 83 90 96 65 46 36 46 59 83 93100 63 40 30 36 52 75 83 93
WIND DIR          E SE  E NE  S  S NE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SW SW
WIND SPD          3  8  9  3  1  1  3  9 13 10  6  3  1  2  5  6  9 10  5  1  3
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          30          30
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC IS          SC SC SC SC
LAL               4  4  2  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  2  1  1  1  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR     NE NW NW NW  N  E NE NE NE  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  E SW  W NW NW
15K WIND SPD      0  2  6 14 17  8  5  6  9  5  4 13 14 18 13  5  5  4 11 20 24
MIX HGT          10  7  2  2  2  5  8 10  8  6  2 <1 <1  4 10 11 11  6  2  2 <1
T WIND DIR        N  E  E  E SE NE NE NE  E SE  S SE SE  N  N  N  N SE  E  S  S
T WIND SPD        3  2 12  5  3  3  5  5  3  1  9  4  2  2 10  8  6  6  8  3  5
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          81      47    81      45    80      46    82      47    83
TEMP          78 77 57   49 77 76 56   46 74 77 57   48 77 78 58   49 78 78
DEWPT         48 47 48   46 46 47 50   45 47 42 46   44 44 40 44   43 42 39
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    NW      NE     W       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC         SC IS         IS IS         IS            IS
TSTMS            SC SC         SC IS         IS IS         IS            IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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